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Ethnikos Piraeus Water Polo Club

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Nickname  Εmperor
President  Antonis Printezis
Founded  1923
Colors  Blue, White
League  A1 Ethniki Water Polo
Arena  Piraeus
Based in  Piraeus
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Head coach  Fanis Kountoudios (Men) / Giorgos Tsokas (Women)
Championships  Men's team 38 Greek Championships 12 Greek Cups Women's team 1 Women's LEN Trophy 3 Greek Championships
Website  http://www.ethnikos.gr/

Ethnikos Piraeus Water Polo Club is the water polo team of Ethnikos Piraeus or Ethnikos OFPF (National Club of Fans of Piraeus and Phalerum). Ethnikos is one of the most successful water polo clubs in Greece. They have won a record 38 Greek water polo championships (although one of them is not recognised by the Hellenic Swimming Federation) and 12 Greek water polo cups with 9 Doubles. They hold the unique record of winning 18 championships in a row (from 1953 to 1969) and 14 in a row as well (from 1972 to 1985).

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Men's team

Ethnikos dominated in Greek Water Polo championship for many years. So far, it has won the most Greek championships in this sport. It has won 38 championships and 12 cups. During last years his power has been limited, and it has relegated to second division (A2 Ethniki) twice. In current season, they play again in A1 Ethniki.

Honours

  • Greek Water Polo championships
  • Winners (38) (record): 1926 (unofficial), 1931, 1948, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1994, 2006
  • Greek Water Polo Cup
  • Winners (12): 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1991, 2000, 2005.
  • Double
  • Winners (9): 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1984, 1985, 1988
  • LEN Champions League
  • Fourth place: 1981
  • Tom Hoad Cup

    Ethnikos Piraeus took part in the Tom Hoad Cup at the Melville Water Polo Club, Fremantle, Australia. There were six teams competing from around the world: the Fremantle Mariners (Australia), Ethnikos Piraeus (Greece), Galatasaray Water Polo Team (Turkey), Japan National Water Polo Team, The Barbarians and a composite European team including three Hungarian Olympic gold medalists. The competition took place from the 27th-30 December 2008, with gold going to The Barbarians.

    Notable players

  • Andreas Garifallos
  • Ioannis Garifallos
  • Giannis Karalogos
  • Thomas Karalogos
  • Konstantinos Kokkinakis
  • Dimitrios Mazis
  • Epaminondas Samartzidis
  • Antonios Vlontakis
  • Gerasimos Voltirakis
  • Notable coaches

  • Gerasimos Voltirakis
  • Péter Rusorán
  • Women's team

    The women's team of Ethnikos has won 3 championship and 1 European cup (LEN Trophy). In current season, it plays in first division championship (A1 Ethniki).

    Honours

  • Women's LEN Trophy
  • Winner (1): 2010
  • Greek Championships
  • Winner (3): 1988, 1990, 1992
  • Notable players

  • Maria Tsouri
  • Markella Ploumi
  • Aikaterini Oikonomopoulou
  • Stella Aroni
  • Iefke van Belkum
  • Notable coaches

  • Koen Plasmeijer
  • References

    Ethnikos Piraeus Water Polo Club Wikipedia


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